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London-based Finisterre pushes into Asia

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Finisterre, Spain
London-based emerging market specialist Finisterre Capital is establishing a regional trading hub in Hong Kong after receiving a licence to manage assets in the city.

The $1.7 billion hedge fund group, which runs four strategies, was established in 2002 and takes its name, Finisterre, from the rocky peninsula on the west coast of Galicia, Spain, one of the western-most points of Europe. In Roman times it was thought to be the end of the world, hence the Latin name finis terrae or Land’s End.

The Hong Kong operation will be run by Devin